Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 On the Town: Overture
Lehman Engel, Orchestra 4:01
2 On the Town: New York, New York
The Norman Luboff Choir 1:39
3 On the Town: Lonely Town
Judy Holliday 3:39
4 On the Town: Dance of the Great Lover
The New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Leonard Bernstein 1:43
5 On the Town: Lucky to Be Me
John Reardon 2:53
6 On the Town: Times Square
The New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Leonard Bernstein 4:38
7 On the Town: Some Other Time
Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Nancy Walker, Cris Alexander 4:22
8 Trouble in Tahiti: I Was Standing in a Garden
Nancy Williams, Julian Patrick 7:22
9 Trouble in Tahiti: What a Movie!
Nancy Williams, Mark Brown, Antonia Butler, Michael Clark 4:37
10 Wonderful Town: Overture
Lehman Engel, Orchestra 5:05
11 Wonderful Town: Ohio
Rosalind Russell, Jacquelyn McKeever 2:54
12 Wonderful Town: A Little Bit in Love
Julie Andrews 3:35
13 Wonderful Town: It's Love
Jacquelyn McKeever, Sydney Chaplin 1:57
14 Wonderful Town: A Quiet Girl
Leon Bibb 3:34
15 Wonderful Town: Swing!
Rosalind Russell 5:10
16 Wonderful Town: Ballet at the Village Vortex
Lehman Engel, Orchestra 2:38
17 Wonderful Town: Wrong Note Rag
Rosalind Russell, Jacquelyn McKeever 2:29
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Candide: Overture
The New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Leonard Bernstein 4:09
2 Candide: The Best of All Possible Worlds
Max Adrian, Barbara Cook, Robert Rounseville, Chorus 3:23
3 Candide: Glitter and Be Gay
Barbara Cook 5:41
4 Candide: Mazurka
Samuel Krachmalnick, Orchestra 1:33
5 Candide: I'm Easily Assimilated
Irra Petina, George Blackwell, Thomas Pyle, Barbara Cook, Chorus 3:29
6 Candide: Make Our Garden Grow
Company 4:15
7 West Side Story: Jet Song
Mickey Calin, Eddie Roll, Tony Mordente, David Winters, Lee Becker, Grover Dale, Lowell Harris, Hank Brunjes, Tommy Abbott, Frank Green, Martin Charnin 2:05
8 West Side Story: Something's Coming
Larry Kert 5 2:31
9 West Side Story: Maria
Robert Goulet 3:06
10 West Side Story: I Feel Pretty
Julie Andrews 1:56
11 West Side Story: Tonight
Peter Hofmann, Debbie Sasson, Michael Tilson Thomas 6:36
12 West Side Story: Dance at the Gym
Max Goberman, Orchestra 4 3:01
13 West Side Story: America
Chita Rivera, Marilyn Cooper, Reri Grist, Carmen Gutierrez, Elizabeth Taylor, Lynn Ross, Liane Plane 4:33
14 West Side Story: Somewhere
Richard Tucker 2:34
15 West Side Story: One Hand, One Heart
Carol Lawrence, Larry Kert 4 3:00
16 Mass: A Simple Song
Jackie Cain & Roy Kral 6:29
17 Mass: Pax: Communion
Peter Hofmann, Debbie Sasson, Michael Tilson Thomas 5:51

Credits

CD 1

associate producer:
Teo Macero (tracks 5, 7)
baritone vocals:
Mark Brown (operatic baritone) (1973-08-15) (track 9)
Julian Patrick (operatic baritone) (1973-08-15) (track 8)
choir vocals:
composer:
Leonard Bernstein (US composer & conductor) (tracks 1–3, 5–7, 10–17)
Leonard Bernstein (US composer & conductor) (1945) (tracks 4, 6)
Leonard Bernstein (US composer & conductor) (1952) (tracks 8–9)
conductor:
Lehman Engel (tracks 1, 10–11, 16)
Leonard Bernstein (US composer & conductor) (1960-05-31) (tracks 5, 7)
Leonard Bernstein (US composer & conductor) (1963-06-18) (tracks 4, 6)
Leonard Bernstein (US composer & conductor) (1973-08-15) (tracks 8–9)
engineer:
Fred Plaut (tracks 5, 7)
Robert Waller (tracks 5, 7)
lyricist:
Betty Comden (tracks 2–3, 5, 7, 12, 15, 17)
Adolph Green (tracks 2–3, 5, 7, 12, 15, 17)
Betty Comden (1953) (tracks 11, 14)
Adolph Green (1953) (tracks 11, 14)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Nancy Williams (operatic mezzo-soprano) (1973-08-15) (tracks 8–9)
orchestra:
New York Philharmonic (1960-05-31) (tracks 5, 7)
New York Philharmonic (1963-06-18) (tracks 4, 6)
Columbia Wind Ensemble (1973-08-15) (tracks 8–9)
producer:
Goddard Lieberson (tracks 5, 7)
soprano vocals:
Antonia Butler (operatic soprano) (1973-08-15) (track 9)
tenor vocals:
Michael Clarke (operatic tenor) (1973-08-15) (track 9)
vocals:
Julie Andrews (English actress/vocalist) (track 12)
Leon Bibb (track 14)
Sydney Chaplin (track 13)
Judy Holliday (track 3)
Jacquelyn McKeever (tracks 11, 13, 17)
John Reardon, Chorus (baritone) (track 5)
Rosalind Russell (tracks 11, 15, 17)
Cris Alexander (1960-05-31) (track 7)
Betty Comden (1960-05-31) (track 7)
Adolph Green (1960-05-31) (track 7)
Nancy Walker (1960-05-31) (track 7)
recorded at:
CBS 30th Street Studio in New York, New York, United States (1960-05-31) (tracks 5, 7)
David Geffen Hall (Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts) in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1963-06-18) (tracks 4, 6)
London Weekend Television Studios (1973-08-15) (tracks 8–9)
arrangements:
part of:
Trouble in Tahiti (tracks 8–9)
Three Dance Episodes from “On the Town” (symphonic suite for orchestra) (tracks 4, 6)
Wonderful Town (tracks 10–17)
On the Town (tracks 1–3, 5–7)
recording of:
On the Town: Lucky to Be Me (1960-05-31) (track 5)
On the Town: Some Other Time (1960-05-31) (track 7)

CD 2

additional lyricist:
Leonard Bernstein (US composer & conductor) (1971) (tracks 16–17)
Stephen Schwartz (1971) (tracks 16–17)
additional orchestrator:
Irwin Kostal (tracks 8, 12, 15)
Sid Ramin (tracks 8, 12, 15)
composer:
Leonard Bernstein (US composer & conductor) (tracks 1–8, 10, 12–15)
Leonard Bernstein (US composer & conductor) (1956) (tracks 9, 11)
Leonard Bernstein (US composer & conductor) (1971) (tracks 16–17)
conductor:
Leonard Bernstein (US composer & conductor) (track 1)
Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor and pianist) (tracks 11, 17)
Max Goberman (1957) (tracks 8, 12, 15)
lyricist:
Stephen Sondheim (tracks 7–8, 10, 13–15)
Richard Wilbur (tracks 3, 6)
Stephen Sondheim (1956) (tracks 9, 11)
orchestra:
orchestrator:
Leonard Bernstein (US composer & conductor) (tracks 8, 12, 15)
producer:
Goddard Lieberson (tracks 8, 12, 15)
vocals:
Max Adrian (track 2)
Julie Andrews (English actress/vocalist) (track 10)
George Blackwell (track 5)
Hank Brunjes (track 7)
Jackie Cain (track 16)
Michael Callan (track 7)
Martin Charnin (track 7)
Barbara Cook (tracks 2–3, 5)
Marilyn Cooper (track 13)
Grover Dale (track 7)
Robert Goulet (track 9)
Reri Grist (American soprano) (track 13)
Carmen Gutierrez (track 13)
Peter Hofmann (German tenor/rock singer) (tracks 11, 17)
Roy Kral (track 16)
Tony Mordente (track 7)
Irra Petina (Met contralto) (track 5)
Thomas Pyle (track 5)
Chita Rivera (track 13)
Eddie Roll (track 7)
Lynn Ross (cast member in West Side Story, 1957 original Broadway cast) (track 13)
Robert Rounseville (track 2)
Deborah Sasson (tracks 11, 17)
Elizabeth Taylor (Frances Elizabeth Taylor, 1950s Broadway) (track 13)
Richard Tucker (tenor) (track 14)
David Winters (track 7)
Larry Kert (1957) (tracks 8, 15)
Carol Lawrence (1957) (track 15)
publisher:
Chappell & Co Ltd. (track 14)
Chappell & Co., Inc. (tracks 10–11, 14)
Chappell Music (track 8)
G. Schirmer (track 14)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (tracks 9, 14)
Universal/MCA Music (music publisher; do not use as release label!) (track 13)
premiered at:
arrangements:
Candide Overture (for band, Grundman) (track 1)
Candide: Overture (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
West Side Story: Maria (arr. Gordon for oboe and orchestra) (track 9)
is the basis for:
散‧聚 (track 14)
later translated versions:
Als ich dich sah (track 11)
America (track 13)
America (West Side Story, Japanese version) (track 13)
Amerika je Amerika (track 13)
Ich gefall' mir (track 10)
Jet Song (track 7)
Maria (track 9)
Maria (track 9)
Me siento hermosa (I Feel Pretty) (West Side Story, Spanish version) (track 10)
Un pays pour nous (track 14)
later versions:
America (track 13)
part of:
Candide (tracks 1–6)
West Side Story (tracks 7–15)
parts:
recording of:
Candide: Overture (track 1)
West Side Story: Maria (Tony) (track 9)
West Side Story: Tonight (Maria, Tony) (track 11)
West Side Story: America (Anita, Shark Girls) (1957) (track 13)
West Side Story: Jet Song (1957) (track 7)
West Side Story: One Hand, One Heart (Tony, Maria) (1957) (track 15)
West Side Story: Something’s Coming (Tony) (1957) (track 8)
referred to in medleys:
West Side Story: Overture (tracks 9, 11)
West Side Story Medley (Clayderman) (tracks 9, 11, 13)
West Side Story (Peter Riese arrangement) (tracks 8–11, 13)
West Side Story Suite (tracks 7–9, 9–11, 13–14)
version of:
One (early version of "One Hand, One Heart" from West Side Story) (track 15)

Release

mastering:Mark Wilder
copyrighted by:Columbia House (direct-mailing distributor of club editions of releases) (1991)
phonographic copyright by:Columbia House (direct-mailing distributor of club editions of releases) (1991)
ASIN:US: B000ZBDZQU [info]
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/release/10358435 [info]

Release Group

part of:The Great American Composers